Cologny [Switzerland], October 21 (ANI/Sputnik): The coronavirus pandemic has further accelerated the labour market's transformation, which is going to take away 85 million jobs due to workforce automation but creates 97 million more, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said on Wednesday, summing up its Future of Jobs 2020 report.
New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh released a new version of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Procurement Manual 2020 (PM-2020) to encourage participation of Indian industry, including Start-ups and Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Defence Research and Development (R&D) for achieving 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'.
Dubai [UAE], October 20 (ANI): India would drive global trade post the COVID-19 pandemic, said DP World chief Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem adding that he has been impressed and motivated by India as it envisions a more competitive future.
Islamabad [Pakistan], October 20 (ANI): Pakistan has failed "in letter and spirit" to disrupt and dismantle terrorist financial infrastructure despite repeated warnings, said Husain Haqqani, director for South and Central Asia at the Hudson Institute.
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 20 (ANI): The Left Democratic Front (LDF) convener A Vijayaraghavan on Tuesday demanded a thorough probe into allegations by businessman Biju Ramesh that money was collected from bar owners in Kerala on the instructions of minister K Babu and distributed to ministers including Ramesh Chennithala in the UDF government's period.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan along with senior officers from the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Delhi Transport Department, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL).
Aamir Khan took to his Twitter account to congratulate Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Aditya Chopra and the entire YRF team for achieving this milestone while also describing why the movie was so appealing to all of us.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], October 20 (ANI): Punjab Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution rejecting three farm laws enacted by the central government as also the proposed Electricity Amendment Bill with the Chief Minister later leading a delegation to the Governor VP Singh Badnore urging him to give his assent to three bills passed by the assembly.
Rome [Italy], October 20 (ANI): October arrives and with it the usual Sword of Damocles hanging on Pakistan's head: the FATF meeting. The organisation has to decide if Pakistan should be excluded from its grey list, based on a review of Islamabad's performance to meet global commitments and standards on fight against money laundering and terror financing.